Holiday events around Lake Norman

Visit Olde World Santa at sanctuary

STANLEY – The Misfit Sanctuary will host its Annual Yuletide Bazaar, featuring baked goods, handmade crafts, entertainment by Mermaid Morrigan and Chris Eagle, and a visit from Olde World Santa.

The bazaar takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Belmont National Guard Armory. Bring a camera for photos with Santa from noon-2 p.m.

Proceeds from the Misfit Sanctuary booth and concessions will go toward day-to-day operations and funeral expenses of Patrick Weldon.

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Watch a comedic twist to ‘A Christmas Carol’

DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players will produce its annual holiday show, “Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol.”

The British farce features the theatrically inept, yet endearing, townswomen of Farndale who try to perform Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol.”

The play-within-a-play brings a comedic twist to the classic while including audience participation.

The play begins at 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 15 and 16; and 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and16 at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and older and $12 for students ages 21 and younger. The production is appropriate for ages 10 and older.

Tickets are available by calling 704-892-7953 or visiting

Visit downtown Mooresville light display

MOORESVILLE – Downtown visitors will not only be treated to holiday-centric shop displays, but also Downtown Mooresville’s Holiday Light Spectacular.

More than 75,000 lights will be set to music nightly through Dec. 31 at Mooresville Town Hall, 413 N. Main St.


Write letters to Santa at festival

HUNTERSVILLE – A Huntersville Christmas festival will return to downtown Huntersville.

Festivals from previous years have included horse rides, glides down makeshift ice slides, a ferris wheel, and photos with Santa.

Mountain Island Monitor’s parent company, Lake Norman Publication, will sponsor a table in which children can write letters to Santa.

The event takes place 4-8 p.m. Dec. 8 in downtown.


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